Author Archives: Dee Gilbert

About Dee Gilbert

I am one half of a couple who loves to travel; the half who likes to write and share travel experiences. Reading about travelers' experiences inspire me more to see the world. So, I thought, perhaps in my own little way I could inspire others, too. :)

Porto, Portugal

In Porto, visitors can definitely see layers everywhere. This photo was taken at the Ribeira where the layers of water, apartments, port wineries, and sky enchant visitors. Advertisements

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Fall is here!

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QOTD: Jane Austen on Opinion

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The Solitary Swan

Waiting for a friend? May your mate come soon, dear swan. Be lonesome, no more.

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All By Myself…

Waiting. Alone. 

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9/11, We Remember ðŸ‡ºðŸ‡¸

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Waiting to Pounce?

I wasn’t sure what this guy  was waiting for, but I was glad I was on the boardwalk out of its way!

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Tasty Tuesday: Linguiça, a Portuguese Sausage

How can one not be impressed when served Portuguese sausage in a flaming clay grill?  Linguiça is a smoke cured pork sausage spiced with garlic and paprika. This type of sausage is one of Portugal’s popular products. It’s a must to … Continue reading

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A Bit of My World

Before I share a bit of my world as a response to Cee’s Share Your World for today, I would like to greet fellow workers out there a Happy Labor Day! Workers contribute to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of this country. … Continue reading

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Bernini’s Hidden Spiral Staircase

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“Students of architecture study this staircase.” The tour guide stated proudly. “It has withstood hundreds of years as a service staircase, and continues to serve as one today.” The structure the guide was referring to, is the 17th century spiral staircase … Continue reading

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